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Archive for November, 2020

Appeal Against Conviction For Rape Lost
LW v HMA HCJAC 50 The appellant, LW, had been found guilty of rape of his stepdaughter and of incest under s2B of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 1976 on the 31st of October 2019. The appellant sought to appeal his conviction for rape. The appellant did not...
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Conviction Quashed On Appeal
Kenneth Thomson v HMA HCJAC 49 The appellant was convicted on the 25th of October 2019 at Edinburgh Sheriff Court of: on the 13th of September 2018 (1) assaulting Osman Celik and brandishing a broken bottle at him; (2) possession of an offensive weapon – the broken...
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Appeal Against Conviction Refused
Alexander Garland v HMA HCJAC 46 The appellant was convicted of sexual assault of an 11 year old girl on the 6th of December 2019 and was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment – 3 months of which was attributed to a bail aggravation. The appellant appealed on the...
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Appeal Against Conviction Lost
AS v HMA HCJAC 42 The appellant was found guilty of three charges involving the indecent assault, attempted rape and rape of his sister, AB, and an indecent assault on a male cousin, CD. The offences were said to have taken place in the family home in Coatbridge...
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